National Provisioner: Rising meat prices affecting consumer shopping habits
Supply chain issues, raw materials costs and labor shortages all are impacting the amount of products that are available at grocery stores, as well as the prices of those products. As a result, consumers are making changes to their shopping habits to account for the rising prices and uncertain availability.
The increase in meat prices isn’t a new development. Consumers started noticing that prices were on the rise as far back as July 2021, reports Barbara Connors, Vice President of Commercial Insights at 84.51°, a retail data science and insights company.